Thomas Marion Atkinson

1883–1955 (Age 72)
Erath, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Marion

When Thomas Marion Atkinson was born on 5 January 1883, in Erath, Texas, United States, his father, James Riley Atkinson, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Jane Gould, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Alice Amy White. He lived in Menard, Texas, United States in 1900 and Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 6 January 1955, in Menard, Menard, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Menard, Menard, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Marion Atkinson
Alice Amy White
Thomas Atkinson
Sadie Atkinson
Linnie Atkinson
Bertie Atkinson

Spouse & Children



  • Male1905–1972Male

  • Sadie Atkinson


  • Linnie Atkinson


  • Bertie Atkinson


Parents & Siblings

  • James Riley Atkinson


  • Nancy Jane Gould




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Adkerson in household of James R Adkerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J M Atkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tommie Atkinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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